What to bring: Slides, Web-Connected Laptop Session Flow: The importance of creating usable data - The facilitator should lead participants in a discussion of what makes data usable. Participants should brainstorm in their groups about all the things which make a dataset usable such as the licence, the format, online availability and common structure.
The participants should report back their findings on the flip chart Understanding the first three stars of Open Data - The facilitator should take participants through each of the first 3 stars of linked Open Data Open licence, highly reusable format, open format and explain how each of these stars builds toward higher technical quality and greater legal clarity for datasets.
Creating 3-star Open Data - The participants will apply the lessons of the first 3 stars to prepare an open dataset in 3-star standard and depending on session and platform availability publish this dataset to a platform. The facilitator should provide experimental dataset s for the process.
Example of Highly Reusable Formats - This data from energy giant Enel shows how publishing in multiple formats helps to meet both the second star highly reusable format and third star open format.